Location: Teacher Administration Center (TAC), 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131
Reports to: Chief Financial Officer
Work Schedule/FLSA Status: 12 Month / Exempt
Salary Schedule: 92E Specialist 5 Step 1: $95,141.90
Position Purpose: The Internal Auditor will work under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer. The person in this position will develop audit programs/guidelines, write audit reports and evaluate, test and document internal control systems and processes.
Essential Performance Responsibilities
- Performs risk assessments and establishes the annual audit plan & schedule.
- Develops internal audit programs to be used for reviews.
- Evaluates, tests, and documents internal control systems and processes.
- Plans and conducts on-site reviews of elementary and secondary schools’ accounts.
- Plans and conducts compliance reviews of title funds and other programs.
- Prepares audit reports and findings for review by district leadership.
- Performs audits and reviews with technical proficiency and due professional care.
- Prepares workpapers and reports consistent with audit plan procedures.
- Interprets district policies and procedures to ensure adequate internal controls are in place to carry out the Board of Education goals and objectives in compliance with statutory and regulatory guidelines; test for compliance / adherence to same.
- Conducts confidential special investigations and documents findings, as needed.
- Verifies the physical existence and recorded accountability of District fixed assets and inventory. Participates in year-end inventory counts.
- As requested, works with external auditors during the year end audit by providing copies of audit reports, providing access to workpapers, and possibly assist with testing.
- Prepares activity reports for the CFO. Reports to be prepared not less frequently than every three (3) months.
- Participates in Budget & Audit Committee meetings as requested.
- Participates in meetings with District leadership as requested to discuss internal controls, audit findings, resolution of findings, and other matters of interest.
- Maintains professional proficiency via continuing professional education while staying abreast of current practices, as well as emerging trends and risks.
- Prepares presentations and other materials as requested for the Board of Education and Budget & Audit Committee meetings.
- Maintains confidentiality of information and data.
- Maintains and builds trust by promoting honesty and integrity.
- Adheres to the District’s ethical policies and practices.
- Complies with District, local, state, and federal laws and standards.
- Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of district ERP software programs, operational practices, and policies/procedures.